Jan 29, 2013 7:00am PST
analysts say that's a sign the obama administration doesn't see the closing of the prison as a top priority. he will be the coordinator for a sanctions policy and working on issues including iran and syria. >>> right now, president obama is on air force one heading to nevada where he will push his immigration reform message. as kyla campbell reports from washington, d.c., he's expected to press for more liberal policies. kyla? >> reporter: we just got off the phone with the white house. officials there tell us there are two key differences between the president's ideas and the legislation unveiled by the so- called gang of 8 bipartisan senators. the president wants more security for our borders. but he doesn't think that requirement should have to be met before the 11 million illegal immigrants begin obtaining residency. he wants provision for same-sex couples trying to become residents. the gang of 8 unveiled legislation yesterday. the group of democrats and republicans want the border security first and the path to citizenship second. they did not include same-sex rights with their plan.
Jan 26, 2013 7:00am PST
the issue of healthcare expansion. on monday, lawmakers will introduce a series of proposals to help president obama's affordable healthcare act. one of the most significant proposals will be to streamline the medical enrollment process to help sign up hundreds of thousands of californians currently eligible, but not enrolled. lawmakers will also consider new rules for a new state-run insurance company this fall that would make them cover patients with preexisting disorders. >>> two cases of staph infection have been confirmed at a high school in lafayette. school officials sent a letter home to parents yesterday, asking students to take precautions to stop the spread of the infection. gym and locker rooms were also closed so they could be professionally cleaned. staph infections can have serious complications and require hospitalization. >> i thought that it's not too big of a deal, but i'm glad they are dealing with it in a good way. >> to prevent a staph infection, cdc recommends keeping all cuts clean and covered with bandages. students are being reminded never to share personal